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Nigel Healy (nigelhealy) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale San Francisco bay area
About Me UK relocated to USA. Out most good weather days biking in local hills. Out most bad weather days walking. Currently slowly assembling some camping kit for US camping
CitySan Mateo
StateCalifornia
CountryUSA

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Rainbow liner
"I really liked the Rainbow TT shelter as I can see it being more useful features wise and I really like that you can sit in the middle of it (highest apex point) and have and entire vestibule...

In GEAR » performance between single and double walled shelters
April 22, 12:28pm

Re: Re: walls...and floors...
yeah I did that too. The video from TT shows to do that last as the spirit/silicone has thickened after doing the seams, presumably so it spreads less and so make more pronounced ridges. I did my f...

In GEAR » performance between single and double walled shelters
April 22, 12:04pm

Re: Golite shangri-la vs tarptent notch
Different focus. The Shangri-la 3 is a lot of space, some like that to simply chill. And look at the price they're selling at..... probably less than $200 using coupon vs Notch $300+ delivered....

In Gear Deals » Crazy Golite Sale
April 21, 9:39pm

Re: Re: Notch
Mik, I had the Notch out today to seam-seal and I widened the poles and lowered the poles ak "storm mode". About 33inches is the useful widest you can get. I could actually fit a 36"...

In GEAR » performance between single and double walled shelters
April 21, 9:12pm

Re: performance between single and double walled shelters
Yes, I remember that being mentioned in another forum too. Yes that makes good physics, if you warm the inside of the shelter it will tend to move the dew point further away. *TEND* but not guarant...

In GEAR » performance between single and double walled shelters
April 20, 11:30pm

Re: Golite Code?
There's nothing from GoHeavy I want, heavy sleeping bags, heavy tents, I got all the umbrellas and packs I want. The water-bottle hipbelt thingies look interesting at that price but its out of ...

In Gear Deals » Crazy Golite Sale
April 20, 11:15pm

Re: Ship your bag here?
yeah I went for a walk this evening (ooh my new trail shoes are soooo comfy) and yes, I realized exactly that. When the cheap bags are the same weight and 10F rated higher its just a waste of $ to ...

In GEAR » 40F rated cheap light bag/quilt
April 20, 11:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Kites
Roger,the Scarp has a "UK" configuration with a lower fly, there are the crossing poles and many add additional guying points. I don't know the details but some reading this do. From ...

In GEAR » performance between single and double walled shelters
April 20, 10:39pm

Re: Re: Notch
Its just the beginning I bet for you. The weight saving is probably even more if it then lets you move down a size in your backpack. The Notch is in region of 2.5L packed volume, how does that comp...

In GEAR » performance between single and double walled shelters
April 20, 7:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Golite Sale & Code
There isn't actually anything I want from Golite really... but just to see what happens with the review, I logged in using my account, and then submitted a review (an honest one) for an item. I...

In Gear Deals » Crazy Golite Sale
April 20, 5:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Nigel Healy

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Terra Nova Laser Competition
First off, if this tent was a fraction taller and had some roof vents, I'd be giving this a 5 rating. The good points are it is a 2-skin tent which fit my UK camping, for extra warmth and so an...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 12, 1:05am